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Oris Big Crown Pointer Date steel & bronze

At this year’s Baselworld, one of the more talked about subjects was Oris’ new Big Crown Pointer Date collection. First launched in the 1980’s, the Big Crown Pointer Date is one of the brand’s most iconic timepieces. With its smooth, round case, coin-edged bezel, oversized crown, and a legible dial with the signature central pointer […]

Introducing – Bell & Ross BR03-92 Diver Blue and Diver Bronze

Although Bell & Ross is mostly known for its aviation-inspired timepieces, the brand’s offering also includes some high quality diving watches. Last year, the French watchmaker introduced its first square diving watch – the BR03-92 Diver. With this model, Bell & Ross made a strong impression on the diving world and further confirmed its ability […]

Patek Philippe celebrates 50 years of the Golden Ellipse with two new models

Introduced in 1968, the Golden Ellipse is Patek Philippe’s second oldest watch. A timepiece that has survived decades of constantly changing trends, the Golden Ellipse is characterized by its bold elliptical case. The case itself is a mix between a circle and rectangle and features proportions inspired by a mathematical principle called the golden ratio. […]

Baselworld 2018 – Tudor introduces the new Black Bay Fifty-Eight

Swiss watchmaker Tudor has just announced the release of a new diver’s watch – the Black Bay Fifty-Eight (ref. 79030N). Named after the year in which the brand’s first diving watch was released, the new Black Bay Fifty-Eight is not strictly a remake or reissue of the 1958 reference 7924, but more a nod to […]

Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic – Bulgari’s 4th record breaker

At the last year’s Baselworld, Bulgari stunned the whole watchmaking world with its Octo Finissimo Automatic – the (at the time) thinnest automatic watch in the world. This year the Rome-based brand is raising the bar even higher by introducing the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic, a timepiece that brakes not one but two world records: […]

Baselworld 2018 – Rolex GMT-Master II in steel with Pepsi bezel

One day before the official start of the Baselworld 2018, Rolex announced the release of one of the most anticipated watches of the year – the new GMT-Master II ref. 126710 BLRO. The stainless steel case, new movement, Jubilee bracelet and a “competitive” (this is a Rolex after all ) price of CHF 8,800 all […]

Pre-Baselworld 2018: Breitling Navitimer 1 collection

At the upcoming Baselworld 2018, Breitling will present a total of 44 new watches. Among the novelties will also be the refreshed Navitimer 1 collection. With these new additions to the Navitimer range, the Swiss brand is introducing its most iconic wristwatch to a whole new generation of watch enthusiasts. Available in different sizes, materials, […]

New from Citizen – the Naismith Trophy Collection

For basketball fans ( at least the ones in the United States ), this time of year is all about one thing – the March Madness. Each year 68 men’s and 64 women’s college basketball teams compete in their respective single-elimination tournaments to determine the national NCAA champions. The 2018 NCAA men’s final four will […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre honors Ferdinand Hodler with three Reverso watches

Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918) was one of the most-prominent Swiss painters of the 19th century. His early works included landscapes, genre paintings and portraits in realistic style. Later on his work evolved to combine influences from several genres such as art nouveau and symbolism. Inspired by the latter, Hodler developed a style he called “parallelism” that […]

Ulysse Nardin and Fred Buyle present: the Diver Deep Dive

Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has recently announced that it has joined forces with world-renowned underwater explorer Fred Buyle. For a company with a rich marine heritage, the collaboration with Fred Buyle is a natural one. To accompany him into the ocean depths, Ulysse Nardin has created a special diver’s watch – the Diver Deep Dive […]